A Different College Experience – Book Review

A Different College Experience – Book Review by Jill Printzenhoff Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Total freedom and the chance to experience whatever they want without repercussions are two of the many ideals students embrace as methods to gain the best out of college life. Unfortunately, those attitudes and behaviors, along with many others, lead to…

Investing in Relationships

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 When the New Year rolls around, the concept of one word for the year resurfaces. The idea is to choose a word to focus on over the next year. Then, throughout the following 365 days, work on improving in that area. This year, the word that captured my mind was relationships.…

I’ve Reached The Halfway Point . . . Now What?

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 A number of years ago I became intrigued by individuals who sought to conquer Mt. Everest. Once they placed their feet on top of that mountain, they took a few moments to celebrate as they soaked in the view from the highest peak in the world. These climbers, however, could not…

Pastoral Theology – A B&H Book Review

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Pastoral Theology – A B&H Book Review by Jill Printzenhoff For this month’s B & H Book Review post I selected Daniel L. Akin and R. Scott Pace’s book titled Pastoral Theology. I opted to review this book for several reasons: I’m in my second year of graduate school pursuing a…

One Word for 2018

  One Word for 2018 Tuesday, January 9, 2018 As I thought about what word should characterize 2018, the word refocus nudged itself ahead of all the other words floating around in my brain. The more I thought about this word, the more I realized that I not only need to refocus, I want to…

Psalm 25:4

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Today I simply wanted to share this photo with you and the verse of Psalm 25:4. We have many choices as to the paths we take in life. Yet, there is a stark difference in the overall outcome between choosing the broad paths verses the narrow path (Matthew 7:13-14). My prayer…

God’s Goodness

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 “Mom, will you read this?” my oldest daughter asked. “Sure, just let me know when you’re ready.” She pushed her computer my direction. “I’m ready.” I pulled the computer closer and began to read. When I finished, I started over and read her document a second time. She had no idea…

Courage to Face Giants

Friday, July 21, 2017 In preparation to meet his opponent David stooped to collect five stones from the streambed. His stride never faltered as he crossed the Valley of Elah and the outline of his adversary came into clearer view. Neither did he utter thoughts of retreat, nor vocalize fear as he neared Goliath and…